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Unlocking the Montessori Experience: A Comprehensive Onboarding Journey

Embarking on a new journey in the realm of Montessori education can be both exciting and challenging. For teachers joining our team, the corporate office onboarding serves as a crucial initiation into the world of Montessori philosophy and practices. Many educators may enter without prior Montessori experience, making this introduction an invaluable foundation for their future classrooms.

Cultivating a Montessori Culture: The Core Purpose of Onboarding

The primary goal of our onboarding program is to immerse teachers in the unique ethos of Montessori education. Beyond a set of teaching methods, Montessori is a holistic approach that values each child’s individuality, fosters independence, and encourages a love for learning. By bringing teachers into the corporate office for training, we provide them with an opportunity to not only understand the principles but also to become acquainted with our organizational culture.Montessori program makes happy kids

Hands-On Learning: Montessori Materials and Techniques

During the onboarding process, teachers experience firsthand training with Montessori materials. These materials, carefully designed to engage children in self-directed learning, become the tools that teachers use to guide their students. This interactive experience allows educators to familiarize themselves with the materials they’ll be utilizing in their classrooms, ensuring a seamless transition from training to teaching.

Comprehensive Training: Beyond Montessori Principles

Our onboarding day is more than just an introduction to Montessori. It serves as a platform for teachers to undergo essential training sessions that are crucial for their roles. This includes mandated reporter training, pesticide training, and anti-harassment training. These sessions not only comply with legal requirements but also equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment.

Building State Files: Onboarding Requirements for Schools

A significant aspect of the onboarding day is the completion of requirements that contribute to the teachers‘ state files. These files, a prerequisite at our schools, encompass all necessary documentation and certifications, streamlining the administrative process and ensuring that teachers are ready to step into their classrooms with confidence.

Montessori Overview: Understanding the Foundations

To ensure a strong foundation in Montessori principles, the onboarding includes an overview covering the following key areas:

  1. What is Montessori?: A deep dive into the philosophy and principles that underpin Montessori education.
  2. Classroom Management: Strategies for creating an environment that promotes independent learning and cooperation.
  3. Behavior Management: Techniques for guiding children toward positive behaviors, fostering a harmonious classroom atmosphere.

Navigating the Learn And Play Systems: Paylocity and Employee Handbook Training

In addition to Montessori principles, our onboarding extends to the practical aspects of our organization. Teachers receive training on the systems we have in place for Learn And Play, including:

  1. Paylocity: An overview of our payroll and HR system, ensuring teachers are familiar with the tools they’ll be using.
  2. Employee Handbook: A comprehensive guide to our policies, procedures, and expectations, creating a cohesive understanding among our teaching staff.

In conclusion, our onboarding day is a pivotal step in the journey of our educators. By integrating Montessori principles with practical training and administrative requirements, we strive to equip our teachers with the knowledge, skills, and cultural awareness necessary for success in their classrooms and within our organization. Together, we nurture a community dedicated to providing the best possible educational experience for our students.

Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten in Sunnyvale, CA

Learn And Play® Montessori School Proudly Announces Blog Updates for Pleasant Hill Campus, Focusing on Preschool & Daycare

November 2, 2023 – Pleasant Hill, California. Learn And Play® Montessori School, a top-rated provider of early childhood education is proud to announce new updates to its blog via the Pleasant Hill campus website. The new updates help parents and guardians in Pleasant Hill, Concord, and Walnut Creek learn valuable insights on early childhood education. [Read more…] about Learn And Play® Montessori School Proudly Announces Blog Updates for Pleasant Hill Campus, Focusing on Preschool & Daycare

Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten Milpitas, CA

How To Apply For Learn And Play® Admissions? What Is The Process?

Parents with small children are often curious as to how our enrollment process works. Feel free to call us directly, or read this post for helpful instructions.

  1. Enrollment process for Fremont, Dublin, and Danville preschools.Schedule a School Tour: You are welcome to take a school tour of our Montessori Campus. Our tours are available Monday to Friday. Call us at (510) 916-1600 or email us at [email protected] to schedule a tour at your convenience.
  2. Tour and Meeting with the Director: After the Montessori school tour, the director will meet with you and answer any questions you may have. An application form and a brochure will be given to you. You will also be sent an enrollment link so you can digitally fill out the application form.
  3. Submit Application and Application Fee: A $300 non-refundable application fee is due with the application to confirm and hold your child’s place.
  4. Acceptance and Enrollment Packet & Fees: Upon receipt of the application and the $300 non-refundable application fee, an enrollment packet will be given. The parents will complete, sign and return all portions of the enrollment agreements, emergency forms, health history forms, immunization records and all other required forms before child’s first day of school.
  5. Before Child’s First Day of School: Please make sure to submit all completed forms before your child’s first day of school. The admissions team will be sending you an enrollment packet via email which would include all the required forms.

The admissions process for our Montessori school is designed to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive in our nurturing and supportive learning environment, and we look forward to welcoming your family into our community.

Celebrating a Milestone: Learn And Play® Montessori School Milpitas Campus Opens its Doors!

We are excited to share the joyous news that our Learn And Play® Montessori School family has reached a significant milestone. On September 21, 2023, our newest campus in Milpitas officially opened its doors to welcome eager young learners. This momentous occasion marks a fantastic leap forward in our journey, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share it with our extended community of parents, students, and supporters.Interior view of office at new Montessori preschool in Milpitas, California.

The road to this day has been one filled with dedication, hard work, and an unwavering commitment to providing high-quality Montessori education. Our Milpitas campus stands as a testament to the values that have guided us since our inception – a deep respect for each child’s unique potential and a belief in the power of early education to shape bright futures.

Happy parents at open house, learning about preschool opportunities for their kids in Milpitas.

90 Tours on Our First Open House!

Before our grand opening, we hosted an Open House event on September 9, and the response from our community was overwhelming. We were delighted to welcome an astounding 90 families who came to explore our beautifully designed learning spaces, meet our passionate educators, and learn more about our Montessori philosophy.

The turnout exceeded our expectations and warmed our hearts. It was a heartwarming affirmation that our mission to provide a nurturing and enriching learning environment resonates with parents who are seeking the best for their children.

What Makes Learn And Play® Montessori Special?

At Learn And Play® Montessori, we take pride in our commitment to the Montessori philosophy, which values independence, self-motivation, and a love of learning. Our Milpitas campus embodies these principles, providing an environment where children can explore, experiment, and discover their unique interests and talents.

Our team of dedicated and experienced Montessori educators is passionate about fostering a love for learning in every child. They understand that each child is unique, and they tailor their teaching methods to suit individual needs, helping each child reach their full potential.

A New Beginning, A Bright Future

The opening of our Milpitas campus is not just a new beginning for our school but a bright future for the young minds who will embark on their educational journey with us. We are excited to see the growth, development, and achievements that will unfold in the coming months and years.Outdoor playground for preschoolers

To all our parents, students, and well-wishers, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your support and trust in us. We look forward to partnering with you to provide an exceptional educational experience for your children.

As we continue to grow and evolve, we remain dedicated to our core values, and we invite you to join us in celebrating this momentous milestone. Together, we are shaping the future, one curious mind at a time.

Welcome to Learn And Play® Montessori School in Milpitas – where the journey of learning, discovery, and wonder begins!

Learn And Play® Montessori Proudly Announces the Successful Inauguration of New Dublin California Preschool at the Forefront of Montessori & STEM

September 1, 2023 – Dublin, California. Learn And Play® Montessori, a top-rated provider of early childhood education, is proud to announce the successful grand opening of their Dublin Ranch preschool, thus providing a second best-in-class preschool, childcare, and daycare in Dublin, California. [Read more…] about Learn And Play® Montessori Proudly Announces the Successful Inauguration of New Dublin California Preschool at the Forefront of Montessori & STEM

Dublin California preschool grand opening at Dublin Ranch, August 2023.

Dublin Ranch Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

We are excited to announce the opening of our new school in Dublin, this Thursday, August 24th, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at our brand-new Dublin Ranch Campus (3960 Summit Road, Dublin, CA 94568). We are hosting a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate, and we’d like you to join us! [Read more…] about Dublin Ranch Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Irvington Campus Is Now Enrolling! Please Join Our Open House!

Our Irvington Campus is located in Fremont’s trendy Irvington neighborhood, this beautiful and spacious Montessori school campus includes eight large classrooms and secluded play area for children ages 18 months to 9 years. [Read more…] about Irvington Campus Is Now Enrolling! Please Join Our Open House!

Kindergarten Dublin California

Learn And Play Montessori Announces the Opening of Their Dublin Ranch Preschool, Offering Innovative Early Education Programs

Dublin, California – July 31, 2023. Learn And Play Montessori Schools, a best-in-class education company offering daycare, childcare, preschool, PreK, kindergarten and afterschool programs is proud to announce the imminent opening of their new state-of-the-art preschool facility in Dublin Ranch, located in Dublin California. [Read more…] about Learn And Play Montessori Announces the Opening of Their Dublin Ranch Preschool, Offering Innovative Early Education Programs

Join Our Team!

If you are looking for a great place to work – Learn And Play Montessori School will be your best choice! We offer great benefits. Attend our on-site job fairs from June – August. This is a great opportunity to meet our school representatives, make connections, and learn about available positions. Our “career opportunities” and “job openings” are at multiple school locations in the East Bay, including Fremont, Danville, etc. So, if you’re looking for “preschool” or “daycare” job opportunities, check us out.

Hiring great teachers is an important step in providing quality education and care for young children. We’re a top-rated Montessori school that offers childcare to daycarepreschool to kindergarten with locations in Fremont, Dublin, and Danville / San Ramon, plus a new location coming soon in Milpitas California.

For more information, please visit or contact our recruitment team at 510-916-1414.

Upcoming job fair events:

06/21/2023      Irvington Campus: 40803 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538

06/28/2023      Pleasant Hill Campus: 1898 Pleasant Hill Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

07/05/2023      Dublin- Ranch: 3960 Summit Rd, Dublin, CA 94568

07/12/2023      Danville: 730 San Ramon Valley Blvd, Danville, CA 94526

07/19/2023      Centerville: 2550 Peralta Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

07/26/2023      Milpitas: 164 N. Abel Street, Milpitas, CA 95035

08/02/2023      South Fremont: 41965 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538

08/09/2023      Maple: 37220 Maple Street, Fremont, CA 94536

08/16/2023      Niles: 35699 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

08/23/2023      Dublin-Silvergate: 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568

We can’t wait for you to join our team!

Contact us today to learn about how Montessori can help your child succeed!

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